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La Cite de la Mer, Cherbourg-Octeville

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks
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La Cite de la Mer is a large museum devoted to scientific and historical aspects of maritime subjects. You can explore an ocean diving area and a former French Army submarine. It is situated in the restored trans-Atlantic railway terminal in Cherbourg. The monument was built in 1933 and the museum was opened in 2002. Add La Cite de la Mer and other attractions to your Cherbourg-Octeville trip itinerary using our Cherbourg-Octeville vacation generator.
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  • She beautiful day than this tour full of surprises, first of the Sub marine "The dangerous person" really informative... All ' first you descend into this sub to visit most of the rooms of this boat... It takes an hour to see the entire set... Then you can visit the beautiful aquarium and later watch a small very moving film about the Titanic...
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  • Really interesting museums consisting of three sections being the submarine, aquarium and Titanic museum. We got a voucher from the ports terminal for a 1.5 euro discount so our visit cost 16.5 and wa...  read more »
  • Visit in October so little world which is significant especially in the Sub. Very complete visit and nice although the attraction is a little dated... the part about the Titanic is great but a little short otherwise is passionate. The shop is well but little on the Titanic. The site is very clean, there should be minimum 4 hours even if you visit quickly. Great for families
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  • Visited as we had a couple hours to pass before our ferry. The audio tour of the nuclear submarine was absolutely fascinating and we'd have loved to have had more time to fully explore the other exhibits, but did feel that for a shorter visit it was rather expensive at 18€ per person.
  • Great submarine and aquarium. Apparently the titanic part is great too.
  • Great for kids
  • Nice visit. New space of Titanic is really interesting and also under water space "Le Redoutable". The attraction of "On a marché sous la mer" was done communicatively but in French, so it wasn't really convenient for non-francophone.
  • It's really good. Everyone seems to agree.
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